Indulge at These Upper West Side Chocolate Shops For Easter

Over here at our Sagamore apartments, we can’t wait for Easter and the opportunity to enjoy some chocolate eggs and bunnies when it comes around on April 21. You certainly don’t need to be a kid to enjoy some of the sweeter parts of Easter!

Whether you’re working on filling up an Easter basket for the little ones or you’re just looking for some of your favorite sweets to snack on on Easter morning, check out these chocolate shops located right around the corner from your Sagamore apartment.

IT’SUGAR Upper West Side, located at 1870 Broadway B, New York, NY which is nine minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a colorful retail chain offering classic and oversized candy, plus apparel, accessories and novelty gifts.

Founded in 2006 by Jeff Rubin, IT’SUGAR is a modern day playground dedicated to immersing its customers in content that they just can’t keep to themselves. IT’SUGAR was created to satisfy a universal sweet tooth and provide a variety of bold merchandise with tongue-and-cheek attitude.

La Maison du Chocolat, located at 10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY which is 10 minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a Paris-based chocolatier offering fancy candies, plus macarons, pastries and gift boxes.

Explore a wonderful selection of chocolate gift boxes featuring all the famous creations of their Maison! From profound and intense cocoa notes to light and crispy textures, they offer a rich and truly unique tasting experience. A riot of flavors awaits you in their homemade chocolate assortment boxes.

IT’SUGAR Upper West Side

1870 Broadway B, New York, NY 10023

(646) 395-7946


La Maison du Chocolat

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

(917) 891-3823

Best Spots for Easter Brunch in NYC

Easter arrives early this year and whether you celebrate the holiday or not, there are tons of yummy deals to take advantage of this weekend! As Easter is a holiday weekend many restaurants on the Upper West Side and around Manhattan offer specials throughout Saturday and Sunday. Here are some close by Eater brunch specials for our residents at The Sagamore to enjoy.

Alice’s Tea Room: A quick subway ride from The Sagamore will bring you to Alice’s Tea Room for a scrumptious Easter brunch! With their magical setting of Alice in Wonderland quotes and murals throughout, it’s a wonderfully quaint place to dine. While they don’t offer a special Easter menu, their daily brunch menu has all you need! Crepes, french toast, scones and smoked salmon benedict make the perfect meal to start the holiday!

Dovetail: Dovetail will be offering a special fix price menu for Easter Sunday! You get your choice of an appetizer for the table, entree and dessert. The menu includes options of yogurt tartlet, citrus french toast and omelettes.

Arte Cafe: In additional to their normal brunch menu, Arte Cafe will have a three course Easter menu available to choose from this Sunday.  Just a few blocks downtown from The Sagamore, you can relish over their savory Slow Cooked Lamb Shank or try their Tiramisu!

The Palm Court: For a more upscale meal, The Palm Court at The Plaza will offer their annual Easter buffet. Dress in your easter best and bring the whole family. With a very wide menu, lucky diners get the chance to try it all!

Of course there are more Easter Brunching options if you don’t mind a little trip. The Sagamore residents aren’t far from any of  Manhattan’s best holiday weekend brunches. This article featured in TimeOut lists the best brunch spots for Easter Sunday all around NYC!

Where to get Easter brunch in NYC